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 Political Priests

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the first religious signal: speaking the language of the faithful. Two types of presidential communications — invocations of God and invocations of faith — are examined in all ... More


The Cure as Drama: Gestures of Invocation and the Context of Healing

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336504
eISBN:
9780199868612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336504.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For a cure to be recognized as a miracle, a witnessed act of supplication must have taken place during the acute phase of the illness. These invocation practices changed through time. Some followed ... More


Christology in Coptic Eucharistic Liturgies

Stephen J. Davis

in Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199258628
eISBN:
9780191718052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Egyptian liturgical rites and Christological elements in Coptic worship. While the primary focus will be on Eucharistic invocations, the chapter will also look at how the ... More


Police Reactions to the Miranda Requirements

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

When the Miranda decision was announced, police feared it would inhibit their effectiveness in gaining the cooperation of suspects. This fear has not been borne out; 80 % of suspects waive their ... More


The Iliadic Catalogue of Ships

Benjamin Sammons

in The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the famous “Catalogue of Ships” from Iliad (2.484–760). It argues that the catalogue functions as a kind of episode that caps off the narrative and thematic structure of Book 2. ... More


Angelology: Knowledge of Angels

Raymond Joad

in Milton's Angels: The Early-Modern Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199560509
eISBN:
9780191701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560509.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter outlines the actual differences between Roman Catholics and Protestants, and presents a brief catechism of reformed doctrine. Despite the caution that Protestants expressed about going ... More


Invocations

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents poetic invocations—“Writing In/Against Notions of a Commonwealth” by Jordan Abel, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Cecily Nicholson, and Renée Sarojini Saklikar—that capture two of the central ... More


Religious Registers

ANDREAS WILLI

in The Languages of Aristophanes: Aspects of Linguistic Variation in Classical Attic Greek

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215102
eISBN:
9780191718915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215102.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Register’ is the linguistic code that is used in the creation of text that belongs to a ‘genre’. In other words, register is the signifiant (e.g., the language used in a culinary recipe), ‘genre’ ... More


Ritual Form: Design Elements

David G. Blumenkrantz

in Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the pervasiveness of the sacred rather than the secular in the initiatory experience. The connection of the individual within a community and into the sacred world, the world of ... More


Structures of governance

Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland

in Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199584741
eISBN:
9780191762994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584741.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Chapter 5 examines the relationships between the authorities of governance, in particular, the governance system through which regional safety camera partnerships has been established across the UK, ... More


Music, Memory, and Identity in Full Gospel Trinidad

Timothy Rommen

in “Mek Some Noise”: Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250673
eISBN:
9780520940543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250673.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces the religious histories that have shaped the current context within which Full Gospel Trinidadians are negotiating their identity. It parallels the function of an opening ... More


Allah Invoked: Practice of the Tongue

Bruce B. Lawrence

in Who Is Allah?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620039
eISBN:
9781469623276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620039.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the daily invocations of Allah. While most mainstream Muslims invoke Allah by the name “Allah,” or by one of the other names linked to Allah, others see a deep resonance within ... More


Political Theory: From Vocation to Invocation

Sheldon S. Wolin

Nicholas Xenos (ed.)

in Fugitive Democracy: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691133645
eISBN:
9781400883424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133645.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents the author's reflections about vocation and invocation. He says that while vocation is associated with “calling” and is freighted with a rich genealogy, invocation is associated ... More


Russ Meyer and Me

Dean DeFino

in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167390
eISBN:
9780231850544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167390.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter presents and analyses a review of Russ Meyer's masterpiece film, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, and relates it to other cult films. In the opening of the film, Meyer ... More


Cloudy Swearing: When (if Ever) is an Oath Not an Oath?

Alan H. Sommerstein

in Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675679
eISBN:
9781781380581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675679.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the ‘informal oaths’ that are recurrent in comedy, oratory, and prose dialogue in ancient Greece, with particular reference to the extent to which, and the circumstances in ... More


Monogrammatic Culture in Pre-Carolingian Europe

Ildar Garipzanov

in Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This chapter first examines various material media manifesting the use of monograms as signs of authority for early medieval kings and bishops and as visual tokens of social status for sixth- and ... More


Mick Jagger, Demon Brother

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Combining the cultural signs of black and white, male and female, United Kingdom and United States, Mick Jagger had a charismatic intensity that he exploited in various forms of traffic with ... More


The Immortal Words of Paean *

Ian Rutherford

in The Getty Hexameters: Poetry, Magic, and Mystery in Ancient Selinous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664108
eISBN:
9780191745768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664108.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

The starting point for this chapter is the four invocations of the deity ‘Paieon’ in the Getty Hexameters. ‘Paieon’, which means ‘healer’, is probably here a name of Apollo, whose ritual authority is ... More


Prayer, Benediction, and the Edges of Beliefs

Richard Sowerby

in Angels in Early Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785378
eISBN:
9780191827303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785378.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter explores the place of angels in the ordinary devotional practices of Anglo-Saxon England, as revealed through prayerbooks and liturgical manuscripts. Despite their reputation as a ... More


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